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[hahy-uh-loo-ron-ik, hahy-] /ˈhaɪ ə lʊˈrɒn ɪk, ˌhaɪ-/

noun, Biochemistry.
a mucopolysaccharide serving as a viscous medium in the tissues of the body and as a lubricant in joints.
a viscous polysaccharide with important lubricating properties, present, for example, in the synovial fluid in joints

hyaluronic acid hy·a·lu·ron·ic acid (hī’ə-lu-rŏn’ĭk)
A mucopolysaccharide that is found in spaces around tissue, the synovial fluid of joints, and the vitreous humor of the eyes and acts as a binding, lubricating, and protective agent.


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